Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2011] All ER (D) 71 (Jan)
Neutral Citation: [2011] EWCA Civ 1
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Maurice Kay, Elias and Pitchford LJJ

Representation Jonathan Crow QC and Amy Rogers (instructed by Stephenson Harwood) for the claimant.
  Jonathan Swift QC and Robert Wastell (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the defendant.
  Martin Chamberlain and Melanie Plimmer (instructed by the Special Advocates Support Office) for the Special Advocates.
Judgment Dates: 13 January 2011

Catchwords

Terrorism - Prevention of terrorism - Financial restrictions - Defendant HM Treasury making relevant order directing that all persons operating in UK financial sector not able to enter or continue to participate in any transaction or business relationship with claimant bank - Claimant challenging order - Challenge being rejected - Whether order procedurally or substantively lawful - Financial Restrictions (Iran) Order 2009, SI 2009/272 - Sch 7.

The Case

Terrorism Prevention of terrorism. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, dismissed the claimant's appeal against an unsuccessful challenge to the Financial Restrictions (Iran) Order 2009, , which directed that all persons operating in the United Kingdom financial sector could not enter into or continue to participate in any transaction or business relationship with the claimant bank and the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines.

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